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... came over us that we wanted another child, I thought it would never happen. I just couldn't take our chances, and I discussed this with my OB. He told me about PGD and I started the process. I have old posts that quote the letter I wrote to the insurance company. ... (2 replies)
... My wife and I are CF carriers. We started the process of PGD IVF and have just been denied the IVF portion by our insuance coverage because we are both fertile. We have blue cross blue sheild of Massachusetts. ... (2 replies)
... and only refer to this process as PGD Pre genetic diagnosis. ... (25 replies)

... my post started with my PGD approval, the process, my embryo report... ... (25 replies)
... My Husband and I are in the exact situation you were in 3 years ago. We have a boy with CF who is 4yrs old now and want another child. We also have anthem. ... (21 replies)
... I am in the process of trying to get PGD covered by my insurance. Both my husband and I are carriers of CF and have one healthy baby girl. ... (25 replies)
... My husband and I found out that we are both carriers for CF when I was pregnant with my son. We had our son tested for CF at 11 weeks old and thankfully he does not have the disease. ... (25 replies)
... We are hoping there are other parents of CF children who are either considering this procedure or have taken advantage of it and have been able to convince their insurance company to cover a portion, or all of the cost. ... (0 replies)
... That is the only explanation I can come up with because otherwise why would you not pay for the PGD to prevent having to pay for the care of a child with CF. ... (25 replies)
... pre cert the nebulizer, albuterol, and enzyme prescriptions. The monthly visits to the CF clincic, xrays, blood work, etc. ... (25 replies)
... excerpt from a newspaper article that was written on our family, focusing on CF, newborn screeening and PGD. We were able to change Anthem's way of considering PGD and they have now made it a policy. Paste this into your letter, if you'd like. Insurance is a business, why can one do it, and another not. ... (25 replies)
... Thank you so much for all the great advice!!!! That is exactly what I needed to hear. We are hoping that we can convince our insurance company to cover PGD. ... (25 replies)
... We had our teleconference today and both my husband and I fought like mad to make the insurance company understand our situation. We are waiting now for their final decision and will be notified by mail probably by Tuesday of next week. ... (25 replies)
... I would definately mention Anthem BCBS paying for this for me and we had NO IVF coverage at all. There is a responsibilty on the insurance company to not just TREAT illness, but to PREVENT it if at all possible. Insurance is a business, if their competitor can do it, so can they. ... (25 replies)
... I was able to get PGD covered by Anthem and have several old posts about how I did it. ... (2 replies)
CF carriers
Jan 13, 2005
... Houston- I have a 2 yr old son w/CF- my husband & I are carriers (neither one of us has CF). I thought I would never have another child because to me, the risk was too great. In June we found out about PGD w/ IVF and were amazed to find out that we could, with almost 100% accuracy conceive a child without CF. I was able to write a letter to my insurance company (when... (3 replies)
... We didn't know DS had CF until a few days after he was born. Normal pregnancy. No family history. ... (25 replies)
... I am so happy to find women talking about CF and IVF. I, like kerrig found out during pregnancy that my husband and I were carriers on the DeltaF508. ... (25 replies)
... big bad insurance company or child with a terminal disease... ... (25 replies)
... and asked if someone else could possibly cover these charges, that maybe we had OTHER insurance to help defray the costs? ... (25 replies)

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